11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Everett
Observation Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Avalanche Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Region: 
Spring Creek
Location Name or Route: 
South Facing Spring Creek
Elevation: 
8600
Aspect: 
Southwest
Slope Angle: 
39
Trigger: 
Unknown
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Snow
Weak Layer: 
Wet grains
Depth: 
unknown
Width: 
Unknown
Vertical: 
1500
Comments: 

I noticed this Wet Avalanche on my way home traveling from south from Ogden at around 1800, it was above Uinta Highlands in the Spring Creek Drainage(south of Birch Creek and North of Weber Canyon) a very steep, rock stabs, with narrow drainage (pretty inaccessible). It was very distinguishing by the bright white of the exposed new snow, couldn't get a photo (wasn't close enough). Based on the temps today I would say a wet loose slide, looked to entrain all the snow in thin narrow chute, running a long distance. Will try and snap some photos tomorrow.

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